David Shannon

David Shannon currently works full-time as a senior psychologist in radiation-oncology in Dublin, Ireland. David has pursued an interest in both the practice of mindfulness and its application at end-of-life for over twenty years.

After a number of years teaching mindfulness in a community cancer support setting, he joined the training and management team at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) at Bangor University in 2012, and led the Master’s programme there until 2015.

He continues to train and supervise others to teach mindfulness on behalf of CMRP/Mindfulness Network. While working as a senior psychologist in hospice/Palliative Care (2015-2022), he completed a doctoral thesis on ‘exploring the role of mindfulness with patients receiving palliative care’.